Magazine Articles Tagged With debut authors

Reginald Dwayne Betts on Poetry and Law, Stephen King’s Mixtape, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.30.16

Neil Gaiman's Norse mythology; breaking taboos and loving the characters we fear; twelve essential American books; and other news.

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First Fiction 2016

by Staff

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

In our sixteenth annual First Fiction roundup, five debut authors—Yaa Gyasi, Masande Ntshanga, Rumaan Alam, Maryse Meijer, and Imbolo Mbue—discuss their first books. Introduced by Angela Flournoy, Naomi Jackson, Emma Straub, Lindsay Hunter, and Christina Baker Kline.

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First Fiction 2016

by Staff

Feature

Posted 6.14.16

Staff

In our sixteenth annual First Fiction roundup, five debut authors—Yaa Gyasi, Masande Ntshanga, Rumaan Alam, Maryse Meijer, and Imbolo Mbue—discuss their first books. Introduced by Angela Flournoy, Naomi Jackson, Emma Straub, Lindsay Hunter, and Christina Baker Kline. Read exclusive excerpts and original recordings from each of the debut authors.

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Notable Cult Books, Uganda’s Mobile Library, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.9.16

May writer horoscopes; Barnes & Noble’s Leonard Riggio on retirement and the future of bookstores; an interview with poet Cole Swenson; and other news.

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Algorithm Selects Book to Publish, Bookslut’s Final Issue, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.3.16

Shelfie app partners with U.S. bookstore; Ruth Ozeki on embodied writing; on avoiding childbirth scenes in fiction; and other news.

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Pirate Libraries, L.A.’s Literati Hub, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.26.16

From playwright to novelist; novelist Angela Flournoy’s moment; poet logic; and other news.

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Juan Felipe Herrera Named Poet Laureate for Second Term, Writing Apps, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.14.16

Discoveries from reading for an audience; on the life and work of Dorothy Parker; Blanche Knopf’s hand in the publishing empire; and other news. 

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Adrienne Rich’s Feminist Beginnings, the Everlasting Shakespeare, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.5.16

What literature can do that op-eds cannot; Ian McKellen returns $1.4 million memoir advance; James Hannaham wins $15,000 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction; and other news.

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Advice for Debut Authors, Tournament of Books Champion, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.31.16

Flint, Michigan, teen poets on the power of art; the Los Angeles Times appoints major writers as new book-critics-at-large; Afghani book drive helps build libraries in areas struck by violence; and other news. 

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First: Rajiv Mohabir’s The Taxidermist’s Cut

by Rigoberto González

The Practical Writer

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

In another installment of First, contributing editor Rigoberto González talks with Indo-Caribbean poet Rajiv Mohabir, discussing his debut collection, and how the poet uses language as identity and resistance while “feeling trapped inside a puzzle of ancestry.”

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